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Medial knee tendonitis

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Inflammation: Knee tendonitis usually refers to an inflammatory condition around the tendons of the knee. A common example would be a patellar tendonitis affecting ... Read More
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 38 years experience
Tendonitis of knee: Inflammation of the connection between the bone and the muscle. This could be quad, patellar, itb, ham inflammation.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Qquad stretching: Simple quadriceps stretching (statically bringing ankle via flexed knee toward buttocks while standing ) with help alleviate the pain and inflammation... Read More
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A 17-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Locking of Knees: Usually locking , unable to straighten the knees is due to meniscus or cartilage tear. You are a little young to have this going on in both knees. Ho... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Bailie
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Tendinitis: Tendinitis is not a severe injury even though it can feel like it. Treatment depends on location and cause.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Probably not: Usually not, but should be followed to make sure it resolves. Usual causes include a tendonitis, a bone stress injury, or even a radiculopathy. If i... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 38 years experience
Tendonitis: Adequate warmup, stretch, & cool down. Limit overuse activity & don't try to increase weight workouts more than 10% increase per week. Consider ice/he... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Exercise: Staying active tends to keep your joints healthy. Low impact sports such as walking probably best. It's possible but not proven that joint health with... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
See details: This is actually patellar tendinitis. It is an overuse injury from repetitive overloading of the extensor mechanism of the knee. Risk factors includin... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheeja Francis
Rheumatology 22 years experience
Possibly: It band is a long band of tissue (similar to a tendon) than runs on the side of the thigh from hip to knee. It band sydrome can cause pain through ou... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cecilia Alailima
General Practice 35 years experience
Caution is needed: Get a thorough evaluation first to determine if there is an underlying tear in the joint cartilage or along the tendon - stretches and exercise good f... Read More
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